Original reference as:
- Konings, Ad. 2000. "Exploring Lake Malawi: The Cichlids of Chiofu Bay". Cichlid News Magazine. vol. 9(1): pp. 15–21 (crc00581)
Conservation: Tropheops sp. 'gome yellow' is not evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species.